The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 44 27 48
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +21
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 42 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.98% 7.88% 3.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.39% 25.15% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 27
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,250 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £71,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server 2008
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
127 167 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 22.28% 31.33% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 109 154 170
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Slough region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Slough

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Slough region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Slough

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Slough region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (72.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (45.00%) SQL
5 16 (40.00%) Linux
5 16 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (37.50%) MDX
7 13 (32.50%) Windows
7 13 (32.50%) MySQL
7 13 (32.50%) IIS
8 12 (30.00%) Apache
8 12 (30.00%) Plesk
8 12 (30.00%) VMware
8 12 (30.00%) vSphere
8 12 (30.00%) cPanel
8 12 (30.00%) Webmin
9 11 (27.50%) T-SQL
10 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
10 9 (22.50%) ETL
10 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (20.00%) nginx
11 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (20.00%) CentOS
11 8 (20.00%) Ubuntu
11 8 (20.00%) VMware ESX
11 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (20.00%) Python

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Slough region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (32.50%) IIS
2 12 (30.00%) Apache
3 8 (20.00%) nginx
4 4 (10.00%) Lync
4 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (10.00%) CMS
4 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (10.00%) Drupal
4 4 (10.00%) Alfresco
4 4 (10.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) VPN
2 5 (12.50%) DNS
2 5 (12.50%) DHCP
2 5 (12.50%) Firewall
3 4 (10.00%) VLAN
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
3 4 (10.00%) SNMP
3 4 (10.00%) LAN
3 4 (10.00%) WAN
3 4 (10.00%) SAN
4 3 (7.50%) VoIP
4 3 (7.50%) Network Security
4 3 (7.50%) Wireless
5 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (72.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (32.50%) MySQL
4 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.50%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (10.00%) Games
2 2 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Report Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Linux Support
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Linux Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Support Technician
7 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (5.00%) IT Support
8 1 (2.50%) Web Hosting Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) MDX
2 1 (2.50%) jQuery
2 1 (2.50%) RESTful
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.50%) HTML5
2 1 (2.50%) CSS3
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) SOAP
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Replication
1 4 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Linux
2 13 (32.50%) Windows
3 8 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 8 (20.00%) CentOS
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (22.50%) ETL
3 7 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (15.00%) Migration
5 5 (12.50%) ITIL
6 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Change Control
8 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.00%) Logistics
9 1 (2.50%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.50%) Time Management
9 1 (2.50%) MVC
9 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) T-SQL
3 8 (20.00%) Python
3 8 (20.00%) Perl
3 8 (20.00%) PHP
4 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) Java
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) MCSE
1 3 (7.50%) MCSA
1 3 (7.50%) CCNA
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) vSphere
2 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.00%) Samba
3 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (7.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) Plesk
1 12 (30.00%) cPanel
1 12 (30.00%) Webmin
2 4 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) VMware
3 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (17.50%) Cisco
5 6 (15.00%) Citrix
6 5 (12.50%) Tableau
7 4 (10.00%) HP
7 4 (10.00%) Brocade
7 4 (10.00%) ProCurve
7 4 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 4 (10.00%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle